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2022 53rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Thursday, June 02, 2022 to Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $500
  • Prizepool: $8,433,600
  • Entries: 20,080
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:09 PM Local Time (about 24 days and 23 hours ago)
Henry Acain Wins Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em ($701,215)

Henry Acain

Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em has come to an end after a massive field of 20,080 ended in just one champion for the WSOP Bracelet and the grand prize of $701,215 out of the prize pool of $8,435,280.

After just over six hours of play with 12 players left to start the day, Henry Acain defeated the field to capture his first World Series of Poker bracelet. He dominated early and was the back and forth chip leader for most of the day.

Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH Final Table Results

1Henry AcainUnited States$701,215
2Jared KingeryUnited States$433,255
3Christian TaylorUnited States$326,965
4Orez MokediUnited States$248,340
5Jen-Yue ChiangUnited States$189,850
6Darnell WhiteUnited States$146,080
7Jordan HuftyUnited States$113,145
8Erik CarvalhoUnited States$88,214
9Isidro MartinezUnited States$69,235
10Yavine BrewerUnited States$54,705

Coming in to today, Acain's largest tournament score was for $30,000 in the $400 No Limit Hold'em MonsterStack (Event #68) In the DeepStack Championship Poker Series II, Las Vegas in 2021.

Action of the Day

Acain started the day fourth in chips but struck lightening early on as he chipped up in a multi-way pot against Isidro Martinez and Christian Taylor. He then continued his run up the leaderboard as he eliminated Sridhar Sangannagari in 11th, Yavine Brewer in 10th and Isidro Martinez in ninth propelling his stack to the chip lead.

Taylor regained his lead when they were down to three-handed, but Acain soon turned the tables on Taylor as he won a massive flip for his tournament life with ace-jack with one diamond against king-ten on a ten-high all diamond board.

Christian Taylor
Third Place Finisher Christian Taylor

"Amazing, I feel pretty good about it", said Acain to in his post-game interview. "It's like my dream come true''

Acain started playing poker in 2008. "My skills developed in 2013 and I never looked back after that. I was mainly a cash game player before."

The big moment came when Acain shoved into Kingery's aces with ace-three off but went runner-runner flush to score the victory. "I got so lucky on that one. I knew he got me when he snap called. Poker god is with me"

Congratulations to Henry Acain for winning his first bracelet in Event #5: $500 The Housewarming No-Limit Hold'em.

Be sure to keep it with the PokerNews live reporting team for live reports on all the action at the 2022 World Series of Poker.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:56 PM Local Time (about 24 days and 24 hours ago)
Henry Acain Wins Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH ($701,215)

Henry Acain

Henry Acain has won his first bracelet in Event #5: $500 The Housewarming NLH for a top prize of $701,215.

Stay tuned to PokerNews for a full recap and winner's photos.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:35 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 0 hour ago)
Jared Kingery Eliminated in 2nd Place ($433,255)

Jared Kingery

Henry Acain open-jammed his stack into the big blind of Jared Kingery who could not call fast enough as he picked up a monster.

Jared Kingery:   
Henry Acain:   

The flop looked as clean as it could get for Kingery when it came    , but when the turn   and river   hit it was the runner-runner flush of Acain that won him the gold bracelet and eliminated Kingery in 2nd place.

Henry Acain1,000,000,000408,000,000
Jared Kingery0-408,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:20 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Kingery Hits Ace to Double Up

Jared Kingery moved all in from the small blind/button for his last 204,000,000. Henry Acain looked at both his cards individually before smirking and making the call.

Jared Kingery:   
Henry Acain:   

Jared Kingery was behind and needed an ace. It came on the flop as the board ran out       which extended the heads up battle for the bracelet.

Henry Acain592,000,000-198,000,000
Jared Kingery408,000,000198,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:06 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Christian Taylor Eliminated In 3rd Place ($326,965)

Christian Taylor

Action started when Christian Taylor on the button went all in for his last 38,000,000. Acain called from the small blind as well as Jared Kingery in the big blind.

The flop came     and Acain quickly bet out 16,000,000 folding out Kingery and the cards were tabled.

Christian Taylor   
Henry Acain:   

The turn came the   giving more hope to Taylor who picked up a flush draw, but when the   completed the board Acain's superior two pair secured him the pot and Christian Taylor was eliminated in 3rd place.

Henry Acain790,000,00040,000,000
Jared Kingery210,000,000-50,000,000
Christian Taylor0-38,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:56 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Massive Double For Acain

Henry Acain

The action picked up when Christian Taylor opened the small big to 32,000,000. Henry Acain three-bet to 119,000,000.

"I like my hand this time" Taylor said before making the call.

The flop was    , Taylor checked to Acain who shoved all-in for 227,000,000 which was quickly called by Taylor and the hands were revealed.

Henry Acain:   
Christian Taylor:   

It was virtually a flip when Taylor made top pair but Acain had two overs and the nut flush draw.

The turn   sealed the deal for Acain as Taylor was now drawing dead. The   completed the board, skyrocketing Acain's stack to roughly 75% of the chips in play.

Henry Acain750,000,000400,000,000
Christian Taylor38,000,000-352,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:37 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Level 47 started
Level: 47
Blinds: 8,000,000/16,000,000
Ante: 16,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:27 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Chip Stacks at Break
Christian Taylor390,000,0000
Henry Acain350,000,0000
Jared Kingery260,000,0000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:23 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 1 hour ago)
Still Three Handed as Players go on Break

The final three are now going on a 15-minute break as they've been three-handed for almost 90 minutes.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:20 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Kingery Shows the Bluff

It was blind vs blind action where Henry Acain continued from the small blind into a pot of approximately 40,000,000 on a     board. Jared Kingery called.

The turn was the   and Acain bet 30,000,000. Kingery then moved all in for 122,000,000 and Acain folded. Kingery showed    and Acain said "You bluff me?".

Christian Taylor390,000,000-110,000,000
Henry Acain350,000,00030,000,000
Jared Kingery260,000,00090,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:06 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Taylor Returns to Chip Lead

Christian Taylor raised from the small blind to 24,000,000 and was called by Harry Acain in the big blind.

The flop came     and Taylor continued for 12,000,000. Acain counted out raising chips as he made it 45,000,000 to go. Taylor made the call.

The turn was   and Taylor check called Acain's 45,000,000 bet.

The   was the river and Taylor moved all in for 230,000,000. Acain pondered before making the fold as Taylor moved into the chip lead with half the chips in play in his stack.

Acain muttered to Taylor saying that he thought he had a set.

Christian Taylor500,000,000210,000,000
Henry Acain320,000,000-160,000,000
Jared Kingery170,000,000-10,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:45 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts; Still Three Remain
Henry Acain480,000,000-30,000,000
Christian Taylor290,000,00055,000,000
Jared Kingery180,000,000-15,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:41 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 2 hours ago)
Level 46 started
Level: 46
Blinds: 6,000,000/12,000,000
Ante: 12,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:16 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Chip Counts With Three Remaining
Christian Taylor380,000,0000
Henry Acain345,000,00025,000,000
Jared Kingery180,000,000-58,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:12 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Orez Mokedi Eliminated in 4th Place ($248,340)

Orez Mokedi

Orez Mokedi open-jammed his stack of 153,000,000 first to act. Christian Taylor next to play on the button put some thought in before making the call.

Orez Mokedi:   
Christian Taylor:   

The board ran out      , giving Taylor a full-house, eliminating Orez in 4th place.

Christian Taylor380,000,000180,000,000
Orez Mokedi0-254,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:01 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Level 45 started
Level: 45
Blinds: 5,000,000/10,000,000
Ante: 10,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 5:00 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Jen-Yue Chiang Eliminated in 5th Place ($189,850)

Jen-Yue Chiang

Jen-Yue Chiang moved all in from under the gun for 15,500,000 and was called by Jared Kingery in the big blind.

Jen-Yue Chiang:   
Jared Kingery:   

The board came       eliminating Jen-Yue Chiang in 5th place as his opponent hit a straight on the river.

Jared Kingery238,000,0008,000,000
Jen-Yue Chiang0-13,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:54 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Taylor vs Chiang Again

Christian Taylor

Action folded to Christian Taylor who shoved all in from the cutoff for 97,300,000. Next to act was Jen-Yue Chiang who also shoved, just covering Taylors stack. The blinds folded and the cards were on their backs.

Christian Taylor:   
Jen-Yue Chiang:   

The board was a wet one with the flop of     giving Chiang a flush draw and two over cards.

"Can I use my one time now", said Taylor as he needed to fade a lot of cards.

The turn came the   and river  , dodging all of Chiang's outs and securing the double up for Taylor.

Christian Taylor200,000,000125,000,000
Jen-Yue Chiang13,000,000-117,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:42 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 3 hours ago)
Chiang Wins a Flip to Double Up

Jen-Yue Chiang

Action started when Jen-Yue Chiang open-jammed for his last 61,900,000. It folded around to Christian Taylor in the big blind who asked for a count. After some thought he made the call and the hands were tabled.

Jen-Yue Chiang:   
Christian Taylor:   

Chiang needed to hit and hit he did when the board ran out      , making a full-house and securing the double up.

Jen-Yue Chiang130,000,00055,000,000
Christian Taylor75,000,000-55,000,000
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:21 PM Local Time (about 25 days and 4 hours ago)
Level 44 started
Level: 44
Blinds: 4,000,000/8,000,000
Ante: 8,000,000